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Christmas literacy quiz December 2011. Kindly contributed by Carrie Bray. Search for Carrie on www.skillsworkshop.org Visit the download page for this resource to find further links and related resources.www.skillsworkshop.org Covers many aspects of Level 1 and Level 2 Literacy and Functional English including spelling, parts of speech, and punctuation.
Homophones The word Yule was wrong on the introduction slide. What is the correct spelling in this context?
Punctuation Copy out this sentence with correct punctuation: santa didnt leave me any presents wailed jimmy.
Adverbs Identify the adverb in this sentence: Rudolph flew through the night as quickly as he could.
Apostrophes Where has an apostrophe been misused? A) Rudolph’s nose shone so bright. B) The elve’s worked hard to meet their deadline. C) It’s Christmas!
Purpose Of Text What kind of text is this? Christmas is celebrated in many different countries around the world. Each country has different traditions. Mince pies and Christmas pudding are not common outside the UK.
Spelling Spot the deliberate mistake: At this time of year acommodation is very expensive. Hotels often double their rates.
Sentences What is the subject in this sentence? The elves decided to go on strike two days before Christmas.
Capital letters Where should the capital letters be? every year father christmas has to enlist the help of hundreds of helpers. he recruits them by putting an advert in the chronicle and echo.
Sentences Identify the verbs in this sentence: The demands made on parents to buy the latest toys increases as advertising becomes more aggressive.
Spelling Find the deliberate mistake: Father Christmas likes to relax in the Carribean after a busy December.